Department Of Clinical Pharmacy

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Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Theory clinical pharmacy I
Level: 4t h Year, 1st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- To develop the understanding and acceptance of clinical pharmacy
  • 2- Understanding pharmaceutical care as concepts and applications that enable the students to ensure safe and effective use of medication in disease state as a part of medical team
THEORY Practical
Quizzes 5% Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam. 20% Mid term exam. 20%
Cumulative 50%
final exam 50%
total 100%
week no. subject hours outcome Lecturer/date
1 Introduction to clinical and community pharmacy: drug distribution system, principles of patient education 3 Define of clinical and community pharmacy with drug distribution patients education Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
2 Clinical pharmacy practice in neonate pediatric and geriatric 2 Management of pediatric and geriatric Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
3 Clinical pharmacy in respiratory system care: Cough common cold and allergic rhinitis. 2 Management of Cough, common cold and allergic rhinitis Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
4 Clinical pharmacy in GIT system care: diarrhea, constipation, GERD and hemorrhoid. 2 Management of diarrhea, constipation, GERD and hemorrhoid. Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
5 Pediatric care practice: oral thrush and head lice. 2 Oral thrush and head lice treatment Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
6 Pharmacy care in skin conditions: acne, scabies, psoriasis, hair loss and athletes foot. 2 Pharmaceutical care of acne, scabies, psoriasis, hair loss and athletes foot. Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
7 Women health care: cystitis and vaginal thrush, primary dysmenorrhea and emergency contraceptive techniques 2 Management of cystitis and vaginal thrush and mergency contraceptive techniques Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
8 Pharmacy care in CNS related problems: headache, insomnia, and motions sickness. 2 Management of headache, insomnia, and motions sickness. Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
mid team exam
9 Pharmacy care in eye disorders. 1 Eye disorders management Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
10 Pharmacy care in ENT conditions. 1 ENT conditions treatment Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
11 Pharmacy care in oral hygiene: mouth ulcer and mouth thrush. 1 mouth ulcer and mouth thrush treatment Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
12 Pharmacy care in obesity and body weight control. 2 Controlling of weight and obesity treatment. Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
13 Pharmacy care in management pain and musculoskeletal disorders. 1 Management of musculoskeletal disorders. Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
14 Nicotine replacement therapy (NRT). 2 Advice and treatment of smoker persons Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
15 Clinical pharmacy practice in poisoning. 1 Poisoning management. Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
16 Clinical pharmacy practice in eczema and dermatitis; dandruff. 2 Medicines used for eczema and dermatitis; dandruff. Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
17 Clinical pharmacy in fungal skin infection; cold sore, corns and callus 2 Management of skin infection Lecturer: Ali Jalal Shawkat
final exam

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Theory public health
Level: 4t h Year, 1st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- To help students understand the principles of public health
  • 2- Describing art of preventing disease, promoting health and prolonging life through organized efforts made by the society.
THEORY
Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam 25%
Cumulative 30%
Final exam 70%
Total 100%

week NO. subject HOURES outcome LECTURER / date
1 Concepts and principles of public health and preventive medicine. 1 Definition of public health and preventive medicine.
2 Public health and statistics: Information for health care providers. 1 Give the information about biostatistics methods
3 Epidemiology. 2 Definitions of epidemiology and diseases
4 Communicable diseases: Infections through the gastro-intestinal tract. 3 Transmition of infectious diseases.
5 Infections through skin and mucous membranes. 3 Management of skin and mucous membranes infections.
6 Infections through the respiratory tract. 3 Treatment of respiratory tract infections.
Mid term exam
7 Arthropod-borne infections. 3 Treatment of borne infections.
8 Non-communicable disease: Health in transition. 3 Management of non-infectious diseases.
9 Nutritional disorders. 3 Treatment of nutrition disorders.
10 Family health. 2 Role of clinical pharmacy in personnel health
11 Environmental health. 3 Effect of environment on public health
12 Innate and acquired Immunity; Immunization. 3 Illustrate Iraqi immunization programs
Final Exam

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Practical clinical pharmacy I
Level: 4th Year, 1st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- To introduce students to the philosophy of pharmaceutical care and the skills and attitudes necessary to develop a pharmaceutical care practice.
  • 2- To emphasize the active and collaborative learning activities to provide students with problem solving skills, communication skills, ethical standard of conduct and responsible attitude toward patient care as well as a sound scientific knowledge base.
theory practical
Quizzez 5% Quizzez 5%
Mid term exam. 20% Mid term exam. 20%
Cumulative 50%
final exam 50%
total 100%
NO. subject HOURES outcome lecturer/date
1 Communication with patients 2 Learning how to communicate with patients
2 Respiratory system in practice (part II): cough 2 Management of cough
3 Respiratory system in practice (part II): common cold. 2 Management of common cold
4 GIT system practice (part I): constipation. 2 Constipation management
5 GIT system practice (part II): diarrhea and IBS 2 Diarrhea manegment
6 GIT system practice (part III): GERD 2 GERD treatment
7 Skin conditions in practice (part I): hair loss, cold sore and athlete’s foot 2 Management of hair loss, cold sore athletes foot
8 Skin conditions in practice (part II): dandruff and eczema. 2 Dandruff and eczema treatment
mid term exam.
9 Skin conditions in practice (part III): warts and scabies. 2 Wart and scabies treatment
10 Collective practice number I. 2 Principles of pharmacy practice part I
11 Pediatrics in practice: oral thrush, colic, pinworm and napkin rash. 2 oral thrush, colic, pinworm and napkin rash. Treatment
12 Minor eye disorder in practice. 2 Eye disorder treatment
13 Women health in practice. 2 Women health education
14 Insomnia and motion sickness in practice. 2 Management of Insomnia and motion sickness
15 Collective practice number II 2 Principles of pharmacy practice part II
final exam.

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: theory clinical pharmacy II
Level: 4th Year, 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- To develop an understanding and acceptance of clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutical care as concepts and applications,
  • 2- To enable the student for ensure safe and effective use of medications in disease state as a part of medical team.
  • 3- This course will focus on the philosophy and application of clinical pharmacy services in hospitals, through which students will be exposed to general medical problems (disease state), and to be actively involved in different aspects of therapy of different diseases.
theory practical
Quizzez 5% Quizzez 5%
Mid term exam. 20% Mid term exam. 20%
Cumulative 50%
final exam 50%
total 100%
NO. subject HOURES outcome lecturer/date
1 Clinical pharmacy process: Pharmaceutical care, pharmaceutical consultation, clinical pharmacy functions and knowledge. 3 Function of clinical pharmacist as a part of medical team
2 Pharmacotherapy in hematologic disorders: Anemia. 1 Management of anemia
3 Antimicrobial prophylaxis in surgery. 1 Surgical prophylaxis with antibiotics use
4 Drug therapy in tuberculosis and infective endocarditis. 2 Treatment of TB
5 Pharmacotherapy in infections: CNS infections. 1 Management of CNS infection
6 Pharmacotherapy in bone and joints disorders: Gout and osteorarthritis. 2 Bone disorder treatment
7 Drug therapy in rheumatoid arthritis and osteoporosis. 2 Treatment of OA
8 Pharmacotherapy in endocrine disorders: Diabetes mellitus. 2 DM management
mid term exam.
9 Drug therapy in adrenal gland disorders. 2 Management of adrenal disorder
10 Prescribing concept in clinical pharmacy: Prescribing rational and effective prescribing, systematic approach to prescribing, strategies to improve prescribing, factors that influence the prescribing new medications. 2 Describe the effective prescription and factors influence medications
11 Ethical consideration is clinical pharmacy practice. 1 Ethical learning in practice
12 Drug therapy related problems. 2 Drugs related problem
13 Clinical and economic impact of pharmaceutical care practice 2 Role of clinical pharmacist in care plan
14 Adverse drug reactions: Mechanisms of dose-related (type A) adverse drug reactions, mechanisms of non-dose-related (type B) adverse drug reactions, detection and monitoring of adverse drug reactions, identification of adverse drug reactions. 2 Adverse drug reactions
15 Alcohol abuse disorders, management of acute ethanol intoxication, and management of alcohol withdrawal. 2 Management of alcohol withdrawal
16 Herbs and nutritional supplements, introduction and product labeling, herbalhazards, manufacturing(adulteration) and direct hazards, patient recommendations. 3 Role of herbs in treatment
final exam.

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: practical clinical pharmacy II
Level: 4th Year, 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- The second part progressively build toward more self-directed/ self-managed learning activities
  • 2- helping the student to deal with increasingly complex problems and issues in patient care and practice management.
  • 3- Various teaching and learning methods are used throughout the series including problem- dispensing, patients counseling, drug administration techniques ) both to enhance interest and to ensure adequate practice to master important concepts and skills.
theory practical
Quizzez 5% Quizzez 5%
Mid term exam. 20% Mid term exam. 20%
Cumulative 50%
final exam 50%
total 100%
NO. subject HOURES outcome lecturer/date
1 Communication with physician and patient counseling. 2 Build up communication skill with medical staff and patient
2 Drugs for anemia and related disorders. 2 Management of anemia
3 Cardiovascular drugs in practice part I. 2 Treatment of cardiovascular disease part I
4 Cardiovascular drugs in practice part II. 2 Treatment of cardiovascular disease part II
5 Cardiovascular drug in practice part III. 2 Treatment of cardiovascular disease part III
6 Drugs for asthma and COPD in practice. 2 Management of asthma and COPD
7 Antimicrobial drugs in practice part I. 2 Uses and types of antibiotics part I
mid term exam.
8 Antimicrobial drugs in practice part II. 2 Uses and types of antibiotics part II
9 Antimicrobial drugs in practice part III. 2 Uses and types of antibiotics part III
10 Collective practice number I. 2 Pharmacy practice knowledge part I
11 Drugs acting on CNS part I. 2 Drugs for CNS part I
12 Drugs for musculoskeletal and joints diseases. 2 Treatment of musculoskeletal disorders
13 Drugs for endocrine system part I (Diabetes Mellitus). 2 DM management part I
14 Drugs for endocrine system part II (other endocrine drugs). 2 DM management part II
15 Collective practice number I. 2 Pharmacy practice knowledge part II
final exam.

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Theory applied therapeutic I
Level: 5th Year, 1st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- To improve the knowledge and practice of students in the clinical application of drugs to the treatment of diseases and disorders in different organ systems
  • 2- Help students integrate clinical pharmacy practice with other health care providers in the clinical settings.
theory
Quizzez 5%
Mid term exam. 25%
Cumulative 30%
final exam 70%
total 100%
NO. subject HOURES outcome lecturer/date
1 Pharmacotherapy of Cardiovascular Disorders: Hypertension. 2 Management of hypertension
2 Drug therapy in heart failure. 2 Management of heart failure
3 Drug therapy in ischemic heart diseases and acute coronary syndrome. 3 Management of acute coronary syndrome
4 Drug therapy in arrhythmias and stroke. 2 Management of stroke and arrhythmias
5 Pharmacotherapy in dyslipidemia and venous thromboembolism. 2 Management of dyslipidemia
6 Drug therapy in hypovolemic shock, intensive care (DKA). 2 Management of hypovolemic shock
7 Pharmacotherapy of Respiratory disorders: Asthma and COPD. 2 Management of asthma and COPD
8 Drug therapy in cystic fibrosis and upper and lower respiratory tract infections. 2 Management of lower respiratory tract infection
9 Pharmacotherapy in gastrointestinal disorders: GERD and peptic ulcer diseases. 2 Management of GIT disorders
10 Drug therapy in inflammatory bowel disease and irritable bowel syndrome. 2 Management of IBS and IBD
11 Drug therapy in portal hypertension and liver cirrhosis, viral hepatitis. 3 Management of liver cirrhosis and hepatitis
mid term exam.
12 Drug therapy in nausea and vomiting and pancreatitis. 1 Treatment of N/V
13 Pharmacotherapy in renal disorders: Acute renal failure. 2 Management of acute renal failure
14 Drug therapy in chronic end-stage renal diseases. 3 Management of end stage renal disease
15 Drug therapy in fluid and electrolyte disorders and acid base disturbances; urinary tract infections. 3 Management of urinary tract infection and electrolyte disorder
16 Drug therapy in urinary incontinence and pediatric enuresis. 1 Management of enuresis
17 Drug therapy benign prostatic hyperplasia and erectile dysfunction. 1 Treatment of erectile dysfunctions
18 Pharmacotherapy in neurologic disorders: epilepsy and status epilepticus. 2 Management of epilepsy and status epilepticus
19 Drug therapy in multiple sclerosis; Parkinson disease and management of pain. 2 Management of MS, Parkinson disease
20 Pharmacotherapy in gynecology and obstetrics disorders: Therapeutic considerations in pregnancy and lactation. 2 Treatment of gynecology and obstetrics disorders
21 Drug therapy in menstruation related disorders; contraception. 3 Management of menstrual disorder
22 Hormone replacement therapy in menopause. 1 Uses of HRT in menopause women
final exam.

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Theory applied therapeutic II
Level: 5th Year, 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- To improve the knowledge and practice of students in the clinical application of drugs in the treatment of diseases and disorders in different organ systems
  • 2- Enable students to integrate clinical pharmacy practice with other health care providers in the clinical setting.
theory
Quizzez 5%
Mid term exam. 25%
Cumulative 30%
final exam 70%
total 100%
NO. subject HOURES outcome lecturer/date
1 Drug therapy in adrenal gland disorders. 2 Management of adrenal gland disorders
2 Drug therapy in hypothalamic-pituitary disorders. 3 Management of hypothalamic pituitary disorders
3 Drug therapy in skin and soft tissue infections. 1 Management of skin and soft tissue infections
4 Drug therapy in gastrointestinal and intra-abdominal infections. 2 Management of GIT disorders
5 Drug therapy in sexually-transmitted diseases. 2 Management of STD
6 Drug therapy in sepsis and septic shock. 1 Treatment of sepsis
7 Drug therapy in parasitic infections. 1 Management of parasitic infections
8 Drug therapy in invasive fungal infections. 1 Management of fungal infection
mid term exam.
9 Drug therapy in HIV infection, other viral infections. 2 Treatment of HIV
10 Interpretation of laboratory data 2 Explain and find relationship of lab.
11 Parenteral nutrition : Total parentral nutrition (TPN), components and administration of TPN, pharmaceutical issues of TPN, nutritional assessment and monitoring 3 Data with disease
12 Drug therapy in glaucoma and eye diseases 2 Management of glaucoma
13 Drug therapy in schizophrenia 2 Management of schizophrenia
14 Pharmacotherapy in oncologic disorders: Leukemia and lymphoma. 2 Management of leukemia
15 Drug therapy in ovarian and breast cancers. 1 Management of breast CA
16 Drug therapy in lung, prostate and colorectal cancers. 2 Management of colorectal CA
17 Drug therapy in coagulation disorders and sickle cell disease. 1 Treatment of sickle cell anemia
final exam.

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Theory therapeutic drug monitoring
Level: 5th Year, 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- The present course enables students to learn how to select the most appropriate drugs for an individual, recommend the dosage regimen that is most likely to achieve the desired therapeutic response with minimum risk of toxic effects
  • 2- Monitor the effect of a drug, if appropriate.
  • 3- The principles of clinical pharmacokinetics will be applied, which are fundamental to the current practice of clinical pharmacy and may be more significant as pharmacists expand their roles into prescribing.
THEORY Practical
Quizzes 5% Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam. 20% Mid term exam. 20%
Cumulative 50%
final exam 50%
total 100%
week no. subject hours outcome Lecturer/date
1 Principles of basic clinical pharmacokinetic parameters. 2 Study effect of body on drugs A,D,M,E
2 Initiating treatment based on individualization approach. 2 Study the differences between individuals on pharmacokinetics principles
3 Volume of distribution and target concentration of drug in the plasma. 2 Effect of Vd on drug concentrations and doses
4 Continuing treatment: maintenance dose and clearance, factors affecting clearance. 2 Calculations of maintenance and loading doses
5 Bioavailability and oral maintenance dosage regimen. 2 Drugs bioavailability in patients
6 Stopping treatment: Elimination rate constant and plasma concentration-time profile, elimination half-life. 3 Calculation of t. half-life for drugs
7 Variability in drug dosage requirements: effects of age, body weight, sex, renal function, liver function, genetic factors and drug interactions. 3 Study the factors effect on drug dose
8 Therapeutic drug monitoring: Principles of TDM, timing of sample collection ,aminophyllin , digoxin, gentamicin , phenytoin, lidocaine . 2 TDM for essential medicines.
9 Monitoring of anti-infective agents, immunosuppressants, anti-epileptic drugs, drugs used in psychiatry, anti-cancer drugs, digoxin and theophylline. 3 TDM for immunosupessants drugs
10 Dosage regimen design: Intravenous bolus administration, intravenous infusion. 3 Study the differences between IV bolus and infusion
11 Multiple dosage regimens (Repetitive dosing). 2 Calculation of dosage regimen
12 Determination of route of administration. 1 Routes of drugs administration
13 Dosing of drugs in infants and children, elderly and obese patient. 2 Drugs doses in infant and elderly patients
14 Effect of food on drug disposition. 1 Foods effect on drugs absorption

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Practical therapeutic drug monitoring
Level: 5th Year, 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- Improve the practice of students in the application of pharmacokinetics in clinical setting
  • 2- Training in dose individualization in specific patients groups..



THEORY Practical
Quizzes 5% Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam. 20% Mid term exam. 20%
Cumulative 50%
final exam 50%
total 100%
no. subject hours outcome Lecturer/date
1 Effects of food on drug disposition 2 Food effect on drug absorption
2 Dosing of drugs in the elderly 2 Doses in elderly patients
3 Individualization of the dosage for obese patients 4 Doses in obese patients
4 Pediatric pharmacokinetics 4 Pediatric A,D,M,E
5 Review and tutorial 2 Training
6 Dose individualization for high dose anti-cancer chemotherapy 2 Doses of anticancer chemotherapy
7 Therapeutic drug monitoring of carbamazepine. 4 Carbamazepine TDM
8 Therapeutic drug monitoring of cyclosporine 4 Cyclosporine TDM
9 Therapeutic drug monitoring of psychotropic agents 4 Psychotropic medicines TDM
10 Review and tutorial 2 Training

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Practical hospital training
Level: 5th Year, 2st Semester       


Objectives

To teach students the application of pharmacy practice to different hospital wards. It includes training on case evaluation and follow-up, evaluation of therapeutic regimens and registration of errors related to drug therapy and presenting ideas to solve the problems.

no. subject hours outcome lecturer/date
1 Clinical Pharmacy Practice in Internal Medicine: Clinical observation of cases; evaluation of the case sheets; case presentation; discussion and evaluation. 20 Clinical practice for internal medicines cases in wards
2 Clinical Pharmacy Practice in Surgery wards: Clinical observation of cases; evaluation of the case sheets; case presentation; discussion and evaluation. 20 Clinical practice for surgery cases in wards
3 Clinical Pharmacy Practice in Gynecology and Obstetrics Ward: Clinical observation of cases; evaluation of the case sheets; case presentation; discussion and evaluation. 20 Clinical practice for gynecology and obstetrics cases in wards

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: medical ethics
Level: 2rd class , 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- The course will provides an overview of ethical issues facing practicing pharmacists in order to enable the student to understand the basic concepts of ethics which formulate the relationship of pharmacist with the patient, colleges, and other health personnel in order to deliver his pharmaceutical services in good way.
  • 2- The course will begin with an introduction to ethics in pharmaceutical practice and then proceed to examine in depth specific topics (Beneficence, Autonomy, Confidentiality, Consent…). The course will include lectures, case analysis, and classroom discussion.

Credit hour/weeks: Theory 1

Reference text:

  • 1- Ruth Rodgers, (ed.); fast track: Law and Ethics in Pharmacy Practice. Pharmaceutical Press 2010.
  • 2-Joy Wingfield and David Badcott . Pharmacy Ethics and Decision Making. Pharmaceutical Press2007
  • 3-Robert J. Cipolle, Linda M. Strand, Peter C. Morley. Pharmaceutical Care Practice: The Clinician's Guide, 2nd Edition.
  • 4- Robert m. Veatch and Amy Haddad. Case Studies in Pharmacy Ethics. second edition. Copyright © 2008 by Oxford University Press, Inc.
THEORY
Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam 25%
Cumulative 30%
Final exam 70%
Total 100%

NO. subject HOURES outcome LECTURER / date
1 Introduction to Pharmacy Ethics (Theoretical considerations). 2 Theory in pharmacy ethics الصيدلانية الاختصاص شيماء احمد صميم
2 Code of Ethics for Pharmacists. 1 Learning of pharmacist how dealing with staff and patients الصيدلانية الاختصاص شيماء احمد صميم
3 Common Ethical Considerations in Pharmaceutical Care Practice (Beneficence, Autonomy, Honesty, Informed Consent, Confidentiality, Fidelity). 3 Ethical considerations الصيدلانية الاختصاص شيماء احمد صميم
4 Interprofessional Relations. 2 Pharmacist relationship with other medical team الصيدلانية الاختصاص شيماء احمد صميم
5 Making ethical decisions. 1 Ethical decisions الصيدلانية الاختصاص شيماء احمد صميم
Mid term exam
6 Ethical issues related to clinical pharmacy research. 1 Ethical issues in to clinical pharmacy research. الصيدلانية الاختصاص الاء قصي عبد الستار
7 Ethical problems in the pharmacist’s clinical practice. 1 Ethical problems in clinical practice. الصيدلانية الاختصاص الاء قصي عبد الستار
8 Preventing misuse of medicines. 1 Medication errors الصيدلانية الاختصاص الاء قصي عبد الستار
9 Case studies in pharmacy ethics 3 Case studies in ethics الصيدلانية الاختصاص الاء قصي عبد الستار
Final Exam

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Communication skills
Level: 4th class , 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- Communication skill is one of the missions of pharmacy care practice, aims to develop a conventional relationship between pharmacist and patients, in which information is exchanged, hold in confidence and used to optimize patient care through appropriate drug therapy.
  • 2- This course is intended to pharmacist provide better care to patients, and focus on communication skills necessary.

Credit hour/weeks: Theory 2

Reference text:

  • 1-Robert S. Beardsley, (ed.); Communication Skills in Pharmacy Practice.
THEORY
Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam 25%
Cumulative 30%
Final exam 70%
Total 100%

NO. subject HOURES outcome LECTURER / date
1 Principles and Elements of Interpersonal Communication 2 Elements of Interpersonal Communication م. م صبا حميد
2 Nonverbal type of communication. 2 Nonverbal communication. م. م صبا حميد
3 Barriers to communication. 2 Types of comm. Barriers م. م صبا حميد
4 Listening and empathic responding during communication. 2 empathic responding during communication. م. م صبا حميد
5 Assertiveness 2 pharmacists take an active role in patient care. م. م صبا حميد
6 Interviewing and assessment. 2 Determining what patients understand about their medications, how they are taking their medications م. م صبا حميد
7 Helping patients to manage therapeutic regimens.. 2 Advices on therapeutic medication regimen م. م صبا حميد
8 Patient counseling; counseling check list point-by-point discussion; 2 counseling scenario. 2 Counseling scenario م. م صبا حميد
Mid term exam
9 Medication safety and communication skills. 2 Medication safety م. د مهند الساعدي
10 Strategies to meet specific needs. 2 special communication needs (older adults; persons with hearing, sight م. د مهند الساعدي
11 Communicating with children and elderly about medications. 2 Understanding the Cognitive Developmental Level of a Child م. د مهند الساعدي
12 Communication skills and inter-professional collaboration. 2 enhancing relationships between pharmacists and other health care providers م. د مهند الساعدي
13 Electronic communication in healthcare. 2 use of electronic means of communication م. د مهند الساعدي
14 Ethical behavior when communicating with patients. 2 how an ethical framework is often needed to guide their behavior when dealing with patients م. د مهند الساعدي
15 Travel health 1 Patients review information about their destinations and itinerary and consider potential self-care options م. د مهند الساعدي
16 Health insurance 1 Medical insurance م. د مهند الساعدي
Final Exam

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Clinical pharmacy II
Level: 4th Year , 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- To develop an understanding and acceptance of clinical pharmacy and pharmaceutical care as concepts and applications,
  • 2- To enable the student for ensure safe and effective use of medications in disease state as a part of medical team.
  • 3- This course will focus on the philosophy and application of clinical pharmacy services in hospitals, through which students will be exposed to general medical problems (disease state), and to be actively involved in different aspects of therapy of different diseases.

Credit hour/weeks: Theory 2 hours Lab l

Reference text:

  • Roger Walker, Clive Edwards (eds), Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics
THEORY practical
Quizzes 5% Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam 20% final term exam 20%
Cumulative 50%
Final exam 50%
Total 100%

NO. subject HOURES outcome LECTURER / date
1 Introduction to the concept of clinical pharmacy- its activities and professional responsibilities. (Including current state of clinical pharmacy in Iraq). 1 Function of clinical pharmacist as a part of medical team الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
2 Overview of pharmaceutical care practice (the patient care process). 1 Role of pharmacist in patient care process الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
3 Hematologic disorders: Anemia and sickle cell disease. 2 Anemia types and managment م. م علي جلال
4 Hypertension. 2 Treatment of hypertension م. م علي جلال
5 Ischemic heart diseases 2 Management of IHD م. م علي جلال
6 Heart failure. 2 Management of HF م. م علي جلال
7 Peripheral vascular diseases. 1 Treatment of Peripheral vascular diseases. الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
8 Asthma. 2 Asthma management م. م علي جلال
9 Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease 1 Management of COPD الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
10 Diabetes mellitus & Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) 2 Management of DKA م. م علي جلال
Mid term exam
11 Peptic ulcer disease 2 Management of peptic ulcer م. م علي جلال
12 Tuberculosis 1 Treatment of T.B الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
13 Infective meningitis 1 Types and treatment of Infective meningitis الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
14 Respiratory tract infections 2 Treatment of upper and lower RTI م. م علي جلال
15 GIT infections 1 Management of GIT infection الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
16 Gout and hyperuricemia 1 Management of hyperuricemia الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
17 Rheumatoid arthritis (RA) and osteoarthritis (OA) 2 Treatment of RA and OA م. م علي جلال
18 Osteoporosis and other metabolic bone disease 1 Management of osteoporosis الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
19 Infectious Endocarditis 1 Management of endocarditis الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
20 Surgical antibiotic prophylaxis 1 Antibiotics used preoperative الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
21 Urinary tract infection (UTI) 1 Management of UTI الصيدلاني الاختصاص حيدر الجوادي
Final Exam

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Therapeutic drugs monitoring
Level: 5th Year , 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- The present course enables students to learn how to select the most appropriate drugs for an individual, recommend the dosage regimen that is most likely to achieve the desired therapeutic response with minimum risk of toxic effects
  • 2- Monitor the effect of a drug, if appropriate.
  • 3- The principles of clinical pharmacokinetics will be applied, which are fundamental to the current practice of clinical pharmacy and may be more significant as pharmacists expand their roles into prescribing

Credit hour/weeks: Theory 2 hours laboratory l

Reference text:

  • Applied Clinical Pharmacokinetics, Second Edition, 2008 by Larry A. Bauer. Additional references include but not limited to the following: Clinical Pharmacokinetics Concepts and Applications, Third Edition, 1995 by Malcolm Rowland and Thomas Tozer;
THEORY practical
Quizzes 5% Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam 20% final term exam 20%
Cumulative 50%
Final exam 50%
Total 100%

NO. subject HOURES outcome LECTURER / date
1 Review of basic pharmacokinetic (PK) and pharmacodynamics (PD) 2 study of the absorption, distribution, Metabolism, and excretion of Drugs م. د مهند الساعدي
2 Clinical PK equations and calculations 3 Clinical pharmacokinetic dosage calculations are conducted using the easiest possible equations and methods. م. د مهند الساعدي
3 Clinical PK in special population and cases 3 change the pharmacokinetics of the drug and warrant dosage modification. م. د مهند الساعدي
4 Clinical PK/PD for Aminoglycosides 2 Study The conventional method of dosing aminoglycoside antibiotics م. د مهند الساعدي
5 Clinical PK/PD for Vancomycin 2 Study conc., Distribution steady state of vancomycin م. د مهند الساعدي
6 Clinical PK/PD for Digoxin 2 Study Digoxin serum concentrations and PK in different dosage form م. د مهند الساعدي
Mid term exam
7 Clinical PK/PD for Phenytoin 3 Study phenytoin serum concentrations and PK in different dosage form م. د مهند الساعدي
8 Clinical PK/PD for other Anticonvulsants (e.g., Carbamazepine, Valproic Acid, Phenobarbitone/Primidone, Ethosuxsimide 3 Study anticonvulsants serum concentrations and PK م. د مهند الساعدي
9 Clinical PK/PD for Theophylline 2 Study conc., Distribution steady state of theophylline م. د مهند الساعدي
10 Clinical PK/PD for Immunossprasants (e.g., Cyclosporine, Tacrolimus 2 Study immunosupressants serum concentrations and PK م. د مهند الساعدي
11 Clinical PK/PD for other Cardiovascular agents (e.g., Lidocaine, Procainamide/N-Acetyl Procainamide 2 Study cardiovascular agents serum concentrations and PK م. د مهند الساعدي
12 Clinical PK/PD of other drugs (e.g., Lithium), Anticancer agents, and Anticoagulats 4 Study lithium antcancer and anticoagulants serum concentrations and PK م. د مهند الساعدي
Final Exam

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Pharmacoeconomy
Level: 5th Year , 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- The present course will give students the basic understanding of the tools needed to asses the costs and outcomes of medications and pharmaceutical care services.
  • 2- It will enable participants to evaluate the pharmacoeconomic and quality of life literature for the purpose of rational decision-making.
  • 3- Students will be exposed to the drug-focused approaches to pharmacoeconomic research and the fundamentals of quality of life research.

Credit hour/weeks: Theory 2 hours

Reference text:

  • Bootman JL, Townsend RJ, McGhan WF, (Eds.), Principles of Pharmacoeconomics, 2nd ed., Harvey Whitney Books Company, Cincinnati, Oh, latest edition
THEORY
Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam 25%
Cumulative 30%
Final exam 70%
Total 100%

NO. subject HOURES outcome LECTURER / date
1 Course overview & basic principle of pharmacoeconomics 2 Main concept and definition of pharmacoeconomics م.م صبا حميد
2 Cost analysis 6 Concept and definition and how to calculate cost analysis م.م صبا حميد
3 Cost effectiveness analyses (CEA). 2 Concept and definition and how to calculate cost effectiveness analysis م.م صبا حميد
4 Cost utility analyses (CUA). 2 Concept and definition and how to calculate cost utility analysis م.م صبا حميد
5 Cost-benefit analysis (CBA) 2 Concept and definition and how to calculate cost benefit analysis م.م صبا حميد
Mid term exam
6 Critical assessment of economic evaluation 2 Main assessment and evaluation of economic state in health system م.م صبا حميد
7 Drug-focused versus disease-focused frame work for Conducting pharmacoeconomic analyses. 2 Different application done through different example on health system including drug versus disease according to pharmacoeconomics analysis concept م.م صبا حميد
8 Introduction to epidemiology. 2 Main epidemiologic characteristic used in pharmacoeconomics م.م صبا حميد
9 Project presentation. 2 Project about subject used pharmacoeconomy م.م صبا حميد
10 Project presentation. 2 Project about subject used pharmacoeconomy in different view م.م صبا حميد
Final Exam

Republic of Iraq / Ministry of Higher Education and Scientific Research
College Of Pharmacy / Al-Nahrain University
Clinical pharmacy Science





Title of the course: Therapeutics II
Level: 5th Year , 2st Semester       


Objectives

  • 1- To improve the knowledge and practice of students in the clinical application of drugs in the treatment of diseases and disorders in different organ systems
  • 2- Enable students to integrate clinical pharmacy practice with other health care providers in the clinical setting.

Credit hour/weeks: Theory 2

Reference text:

  • Roger Walker, Clive Edwards (eds), Clinical Pharmacy & Therapeutics. Barbara G.Wells & Joseph T. Diriro, Pharmacotherapy hand book 7th Edittion
THEORY
Quizzes 5%
Mid term exam 25%
Cumulative 30%
Final exam 70%
Total 100%

NO. subject HOURES outcome LECTURER / date
1 Thyroid and parathyroid disorders 2 Disorders of thyroid and parathyroid glands م. د مهند الساعدي
2 Contraception 1 Types and uses of contraceptives م. د مهند الساعدي
3 Menstruation related disorders 1 Menstrual disorders م. د مهند الساعدي
4 Hormonal replacement therapy (HRT) 2 HRT in women م. د مهند الساعدي
5 Cancer treatment and chemotherapy 2 CA treatment and evaluation م. د مهند الساعدي
6 Leukemias 2 Leukemias types and management م. د مهند الساعدي
7 Breast and prostate cancers 2 Management of breast CA م. د مهند الساعدي
Mid term exam
8 Adverse effects of chemotherapy 1 Chemotherapy adverse effect م.م صبا حميد
9 Adrenal gland disorders 1 Disorders of adrenal glands م.م صبا حميد
10 Alzheimer's disease 1 Treatment of Alzheimer disease م.م صبا حميد
11 Schizophrenia 2 Schizophrenia management م.م صبا حميد
12 Depressive disorders 2 Depressive disorders treatments م.م صبا حميد
13 Anxiety disorders 1 Anxiety disorders management م.م صبا حميد
14 Sleep disorders 1 Sleep disorders management م.م صبا حميد
Final Exam

Staff Member

Dr. Haitham Mahmoud

Head Of The Department

Dr. Sabaa

Rapporteur Of Branch

Dr. Mohanad

Lecturer

vission

To change the face of pharmacy through innovations that improves health

Mission

To advance the precise, safe, and effective use of medicines to improve health through excellence in patient care, education, research, and public service

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